Friday: Righteous Girls visit WCC

On Friday, March 8th, the first presenters for the orchestration class that I’m teaching at Westminster Choir College, flutist Gina Izzo and pianist Erika Dohi, will be reading student projects at 10:20 in Talbott classroom 2 and giving a lecture/recital on a program of 20th/21st century American music in Talbott classroom 4/5 at 1:00 PM (works below). If you areContinue reading “Friday: Righteous Girls visit WCC”

3/9: Manhattan Choral Ensemble Premieres Psalm 100

My Psalm 100 setting is being premiered on Saturday, March 9 by Manhattan Choral Ensemble on a program of “New York Psalms.” To learn more about the interesting program that MCE has prepared, I asked one of its members, Sacha Evans, to supply a guest  post for File Under ?.    A Century of New York PsalmsContinue reading “3/9: Manhattan Choral Ensemble Premieres Psalm 100”

“Are you getting played more often?”

Thanks to Peter Jarvis for programming my drum set piece Monday on the New Music Series at WPUNJ. One of my former students asked yesterday whether I’m getting played more or whether he just was noticing more performances of my work. Thanks to Pete and others (Gina Izzo, Erika Dohi, John McMurtery, Ashlee Mack, JayContinue reading ““Are you getting played more often?””

Upcoming Performances

Already this month, my music has been heard in Macomb, Illinois and Los Angeles. The next three weeks include five performances in New York. A busy time! I’m most grateful to the performers and presenters for bringing these works to life. February 24 – For Milton,  League of Composers/ISCM Chamber Players; Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, 3 PMContinue reading “Upcoming Performances”